Chevy Chase
Neighborhood Library

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Join Andres and his program Unos, Dos, Tres

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at Chevy Chase Children's Room on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.Join us for an interactive singing and dancing program in English and Spanish.Nos vemos pronto.

Children's Programming Break

No children's programs from Aug. 26 through Sept. 9

Now that summer is coming to a close, and children are getting ready to return to school, the Chevy Chase Children's Room is going to be taking a two week break from weekly programs. That means Baby Lap Time, Toddler Time, and Craft Night will all resume the second week of September - the week beginning Sept. 9.  This doesn't mean that you can't come to the children's room; we would love to see you, help you find some books, hear about your summer vacations, and help you finish your summer reading!

Summer Reading End Date

Last day to enter raffle is Saturday, Aug. 24

There’s only a few days left to complete your Summer Reading and win some awesome prizes!Once you bring in your completed game board, you not only get to choose a fabulous book to keep, you'll also be entered in a raffle to win some cool prizes!So don’t forget to bring it in, or call if you’re out of town, by Saturday the Aug. 24!

'A Quiet Revolution'

History Book Club selection for September

A Quiet Revolution by Leila Ahmed is the Chevy Chase Library History Book Club selection for the Sept. 10 meeting. 

Hear Alice Thompson of the DC Office on Aging

Thursday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m.

 Retired?In need of legal help?Alice Thompson of the DC Office of Aging will be at the Chevy Chase Branch Library to answer your questions on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m.

Teen Movie

Our Teen Summer Reading Program "Beneath the Surface"  concludes Wed., Aug. 14 with a free movie (and free popcorn and drinks, too!).Legally we’re not allowed to advertise the name of the movie but it's a 2012 superhero movie with a guy in a bat suit.  Bane’s in it. We’re just going to call it The Man in the Bat Suit Ascends.  Know which movie we mean?  Cool.

September Chevy Chase Library Book Club

September’s Chevy Chase Library Book Club selection is the Pulitzer Prize winner The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.The club will meet on Sept. 9, 7 p.m.  Copies of the book are available for check out near the reference desk.

Children's Summer Reading Raffle: Nationals Tickets

Finish your logbooks by Friday, Aug. 9

Time is running out to enter the raffle for tickets to see The Washington Nationals game! If you’re finished with your eight hours of reading, bring your completed Summer Reading booklet by this Friday, Aug. 9 to be entered in the raffle.To get you in the mood, here are some baseball books we have in the Children’s Room. Come check them out, and finish up your final shovels!

Teen Movie and Craft

Celebrate Shark Week at the Chevy Chase Library, Wednesday Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. We’ll be making shark tooth necklaces and watching a shark movie. 

History Book Club Selection for August

Next meeting, August 13

The Chevy Chase Library's History & Biography Book Club is reading Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack McIver Weatherford for the August meeting. Come join us on August 13 at 1 p.m.